Washington DC Events

Red Sky, July 4th

National Independence Day Celebration

One of the largest Fourth of July celebrations in the country, the capital puts on a grand show to celebrate the nation's birthday. The city celebrates the day with the state's biggest and most impressive annual parade, music concerts, an evening performance...  see full details

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The Folklife Festival is a unique Washington D.C. tradition and is the largest annual cultural event in the city. It's a living cultural exhibition that celebrates the heritage of different states, regions and international communities, and includes music and dance performances, craft demonstrations,...  see full details

Yoshino Cherry Blossoms

National Cherry Blossom Festival

One of Washington D.C.'s most famous events is the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrating the arrival of spring. Visitors flock to the city to admire the beautiful pink and white blossoms which surround the Tidal Basin, the original gift of 3,000...  see full details